In Bangladesh, agriculture is the single largest producing sector of the economy comprising about 21% (as of 2010) of the country's GDP and employing around 48% of the total labor force. More than 55% of the total surface area is used for agriculture and 58% of holdings are in farming occupation in Bangladesh. In this assessment we shall include crop production, livestock and poultry and fisheries to some extent as the agricultural sector. The small-scale farmers (holding land between 0.05 – 2.49 acres) comprise 84.27% of the total farming community. "As a major occupation of the population of Bangladesh, census of 1961 shows that (Read More)
Narigrantha Prabartana is a Women’s Resource Centre and a place for women; it is also an active space for social activism and policy advocacy. Narigrantha Prabartana is a well-known publisher in Bangladesh of books written by women and on women’s issues.
By its very presence as a Women Book Store and intellectual resources for activist women, Narigrantha symbolises resistance against patriarchal discrimination and domination and determination to create discourses facilitating women's struggles at various level of the society. Women from different background can meet, interact and organize events through Narigran (Read More)